ATLANTA, March 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s® brand, announced that as of Dec. 31, 2015, it reached 15.2 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant from a 2011 baseline, exceeding the “15 Percent By 2015” energy savings goal set by the Brand in 2012.
11th Annual North American Environmental Report details results of environmental activities and highlights Honda’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint
MARYSVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Honda has released its 2015 North American Environmental Report (NAER) detailing the company’s environmental impacts and its ongoing efforts to minimize those impacts, with a continuing strong focus on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that contribute to global climate change.
[Article from the January 2016 issue of GreenMoney Journal]
Self Help Credit Union’s Green Impact Capital
By Melissa Malkin-Weber, Sustainability Director, Self-Help Credit Union
When I finished graduate school in 1994, I wanted to build a meaningful career using my training in law and public health. More specifically, I had two major goals: to create a more sustainable planet, and to invest my money in a way that was consistent with my social justice values. Ideally, I would weave the two together.
Janine Benyus, founder of Biomimcry 3.8 interviewed by Katherine Collins, founder of Honeybee Capital
What does biomimicry have to do with Green Money? Well, everything. Biomimicry is the conscious emulation of nature’s wisdom, a methodology that is based not on harvesting nature but on learning from nature. This approach is beginning to shape our cities, our companies, and our social sphere, and has profound implications for investing and for life.
In the not-so-distant past, the idea of “green” real estate was sometimes met with trepidation by investors, who envisioned cost increases, decreased functionality and wasted time. These common misconceptions still linger, though they continue to fade with each passing year. The reason? A simple truth is sinking in: Eco-friendly real estate is neither a business nightmare nor a tree-hugger’s dream—and it will soon be everyone’s reality.
Both the idea and importance of corporate responsibility (CR) have ballooned in recent years.
Sustainability has been a hot topic lately – from public policies to private initiatives, Green is everywhere.
As an event professional, my job is to be an experiential storyteller. My team and I connect audiences to the things that matter the most to them - from thought leadership conferences to technologically interactive events to employee volunteer days of service.
Planning a memorable and engaging experience takes time and an eye for the smallest of details. However, one detail might be missing from the road map: a sustainability plan.
Every year Green Builder Media releases the Eco Leaders issue of Green Builder magazine, highlighting a handful of companies that are doing great green things in the world, paving the way to a sustainable future with innovative products and forward-thinking ideas.
In 2013, Southwest’s Green Team, a group made up of Employees from across the Company, began the journey towards eliminating the environmentally wasteful plastic car seat/stroller bags. With the help of Employee and Customer feedback, the Green Team successfully created and tested an environmentally and wallet-friendly reusable car seat bag to sell at the ticket counter.
Kimberly-Clark Australia, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation host thought leadership event
Sydney, July 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - To coincide with World Environment Day, Kimberly-Clark, in partnership with WWF-Australia and Banksia Foundation, hosted a leadership forum to discuss the role of NGO’s, businesses and brands in inspiring a sustainable future.
The discussion acknowledged the powerful role that businesses and brands can play in inspiring change and the need for continued collaboration across business and NGO’s, as well as government.